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 |  Sep 19 2014, 4:17 PM

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The next Porsche to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain will be the Macan according to a report by Australian website Motoring.

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 |  Jul 31 2014, 7:30 PM

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Automakers are requesting a delay for mandated pedestrian-alert systems in hybrids and electric vehicles.

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 |  Jul 21 2014, 9:02 AM

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There’s a plug-in hybrid version of Audi’s flagship sedan coming in the near future.

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 |  May 18 2014, 6:02 PM

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The state of California has stopped awarding high occupancy vehicle (HOV) access permits to plug-in hybrids.

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 |  May 16 2014, 8:32 AM

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The BMW i8 uses a turbocharged three-cylinder engine and an electric motor to deliver a combined 357 hp, but you’ll be darn lucky to see one driving around the U.S. this year.

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 |  Apr 24 2014, 10:04 AM

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Volvo is sexing up its European-market plug-in hybrid wagon with an R-Design package.

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 |  Apr 23 2014, 10:15 AM

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Under its new Chinese owner, Fisker might be back to selling its plug-in hybrid luxury sedans by next year.

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 |  Mar 28 2014, 7:43 AM

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Sales of electrified vehicles are picking up steam and in doing so they’re making an impact on America’s consumption of fossil fuel.

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 |  Mar 21 2014, 7:32 AM

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Mitsubishi might not have its plug-in hybrid SUV initiative off the ground in North America yet, but the Japanese automaker has confirmed that more models are on their way.

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 |  Feb 18 2014, 3:32 PM

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As Mitsubishi strives to end losses in Japan and North America, it will turn to expanding its plug-in hybrid offerings.

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 |  Feb 11 2014, 6:01 PM

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Just a few days ago, AutoGuide‘s spy photographers caught photos of the BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid testing, but this time around the German automaker has removed the material concealing the cover for the electrical socket.

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 |  Feb 08 2014, 9:01 AM

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Recently, AutoGuide‘s spy photographers caught the BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid variant cold weather testing.

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 |  Jan 10 2014, 10:02 AM

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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV won’t arrive in the U.S. until 2015, but it already has sales traction in Japan and the Japanese automaker brought a custom version to the Tokyo Auto Salon.

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 |  Dec 30 2013, 8:03 AM

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The U.S. launch of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be delayed until 2015 because of a bottleneck in battery production.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 9:02 AM

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Gas-powered vehicles will remain dominant on the road in 2040 according to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Agency.

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 |  Dec 06 2013, 9:02 AM

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Toyota doesn’t see much of a market in purely electric cars, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t looking at one of the most interesting technologies commonly associated with those products.

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 |  Nov 24 2013, 11:01 AM

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According to a recent survey, 95 percent of U.S. car shoppers aren’t aware of state and local subsidies, rebates and other incentives related to plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.

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 |  Nov 22 2013, 9:45 AM

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A recent study has revealed that truck shoppers are the least likely to join the hybrid and electric vehicle movement.

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 |  Nov 13 2013, 12:45 PM

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The plug-in hybrid British supercar that captivated attention at several international auto shows has officially been sold out.

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 |  Oct 08 2013, 7:44 AM

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Mitsubishi is looking to revive its product range, debuting three new concept vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show in late November.

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 |  Oct 02 2013, 10:02 AM

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Porsche’s 918 Spyder redefined what fast means for a road car at the Nurburgring last month. 

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 |  Sep 28 2013, 1:02 PM

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Today marks the third annual National Plug In Day, highlighting the accelerated growth in the electric vehicle market.

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 1:02 PM

Can Everyone go Green?



mainIf you’re sick of spending money on gas, you aren’t alone. There are plenty of options for you but finding the right alternative fuel vehicle can be complicated. Continue Reading…

 |  Sep 10 2013, 8:31 AM

bmw i8 production model

After many years in development the BMW i8 has finally been unveiled in full production trim, keeping its innovative plug-in hybrid engine and even much of the wild styling.

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